National Covid-19 tally reaches 272,718 with 104 new infectionsAccording to the Health Ministry, the country did not record any Covid-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours.
Nepal did not record any Covid-19 related deaths for the second straight day, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Sunday.
In the past 24 hours, the ministry said, the country reported 104 new coronavirus infections, pushing the overall infection number to 272,718.
According to the ministry, 269,060 infected people have recovered from the disease so far; of them 131 in the past 24 hours.
The active case count stands at 1,604.
Kathmandu Valley recorded 61 new infections in the past 24 hours. Of them, 47 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 12 in Lalitpur and two in Bhaktapur.
As of Sunday, the number of confirmed cases in the Valley has reached 127,532. While Kathmandu has reported 501 Covid-19-related fatalities so far, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have recorded 163 and 115 deaths respectively.
According to the ministry, 1,005 individuals from Bagmati Province, 292 from Lumbini Province, 230 from Province 1, 220 from Province 2, 213 from Gandaki Province, 67 from Sudurpaschim Province, and 27 from Karnali Province have died of Covid-19 so far.
As of Sunday, 2,117,050 PCR tests have been carried out across the country.
A total of 3,501 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours, according to the data released by the ministry.
In the past 24 hours, 62 new infections were recorded in Bagmati Province, 30 in Gandaki Province, seven in Province 1, three in Lumbini Province and one each in Province 2 and Karnali.
While Kathmandu has more than 500 active cases, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Mustang, Rukum (West), Mugu and Achham districts do not have any active cases, according to the ministry.
Until Sunday, 61 individuals infected with the virus were being treated in intensive care units across the country, 15 others—11 in Bagmati and four in Lumbini—were on ventilator support.
Nepal had reported 57 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday, 127 on Friday and 81 on Thursday.
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